To serve our community long-term we need jobs that guarantee a reasonable income and hours.
Claim 15: Secure Work
Amend the definition of permanent part-time employee in relevant Awards to include:
Claim 16: Conversion to Permanent employment
A fixed term employee or casual will have the right to be converted to permanency after 12 months of continuous employment, where the work is ongoing, or same or similar duties are available. Seasonal workers will not be denied conversion because of the breaks between contracts.
Claim 17: Conversion of regular hours
A permanent part-time employee who works more hours than their guaranteed minimum for a continuous period of 12 months, has a right to have their guaranteed minimum hours increased up to the hours they have been working.
Claim 18: Filling Vacancies
Claim 19: General Stream Band 1 is a Training Level
Amendment be made to TSSA General Stream classification descriptors to make it clear that Band 1 is a training level and employees should progress beyond Band 1 once a training program has been completed.